Implant Removal

I had my Breast im plants dont 6 months ago to get...

I had my Breast im plants dont 6 months ago to get a fuller look and now I reagret it so much to where it is affecting my health because I am so upset about them. I went from a small A to a C and am ready to get them removed. My nipples are in good in place and my boobs are still very high(no sagging at all) They were placed under the muscle and I wanted to know if I'd need a lift once removed??! Will they look pretty much like the did before the surgery?? and how will it effect my muscle in the future?l

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He is very experienced and very blunt with the questions you ask. Doesn't hide anything about th procedure.

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I understand what you are saying. It is a big decision. I am so happy to have mine out. I still look at some young women and admire their boob job...but realize that mine would never look like that, and I'm not 30...big difference. I say if you have been thinking about this for awhile, remove the implants and give yourself 6-9 months. Be patient and prepared, as it's an emotionally riviting experience. You may run the gambit of emotions, but with time find peace and confidence with your breasts. They will be your own. Most of my friends have implants so I am definitely the outlier.,.but happy. We are so critical of ourselves, that my new focus is accepting myself, loving what I have and enstilling confidence into myself and my decisions. Good luck to you...I kow you'll find the right decision that will be best for you in the long run.
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I am 63 years old and want my big implants removed. I have had this set for 20 years. The breast are very soft and heavy. They make me very hot and sweaty. I live in Arizona. I have not had any troble with hard spots but they have bottomed out. They lay on my upper stomach. They are mentor silicone and over the years have went from a B cup to a D cup. I started out with an A cup. I've been told I have no breast tissue. I'm affraid the explant will leave me with flat loose skin on my chest.

I am trying to decide if I should just live with that or have small (B) saline implants put back in for some fullness. Will I still have hanging saggy skin over the smaller implant? Does anyone know? My breast skin has really been stretched and is thin. Some advice would greatly be appreciated.
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I was in a similar situation and chose to get a lift and smaller implants under the muscle. Also, I'm 60 years old. I'm very happy with the results.
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I've had my breast implants for 12 years now and went from a B bra size to a very full C. I have hated them all along and wish I never got them. Especially in the last 2 years my left breast has really been bothering me. I can't sleep on my left side or my stomach anymore because it hurts and I get heart palpitations constantly. I also have a hard time remembering things which I've read can also be a result of breast implants. has anyone else experienced these same symptoms. I want to get them removed so bad but am so scared of the surgery and the pain afterwords. Any feedback would be helpful!
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I have had saline implants above the muscle for 18 years now and went from a B bra size to a D. After the first year I developed a hard contracture in the left breast. It has always caused me pain, burning and tightness. I feel the implants made me look 20 lbs. heavier and the position of the implant causes the breast to appear lower on my chest. I actually buy minimizer bras now and when I go to give people a hug I am self conscious about the hard left breast. I have become jealous of women with small natural breasts! I now have a PS consultation in one month and want a bilateral explantation. I will wait 6 months to evaluate if I need a breast lift, but at this point I really just want my breast freedom back. I want my clothes to fit better and I want to be able to give people hugs without pulling away so they don't feel that hard left breast. I have thought about doing this every single day for 18 years and now I figure its time to spend the money and get on with my life!
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I got implants last week, regretted it every second since then. Feels NOTHING like REAL breast tissue. Feels awful physically and mentally
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I just wanted to share my experience. I am 5'6" and weigh 123 lbs.(so not a big person). I had a lift 3 years ago and really wanted more fullness in my upper pole area. I was a 32D (should have known I wouldn't like it!) and a year later asked my PS if it was possible to remain the same size, yet achieve upper pole fullness. He suggested 325cc silicone High Profile implants. I had the surgery and hated them from the day I got them. I thought I looked deformed they were so high. I was self conscious and couldn't fit into anything. I was now a 32DD. I think they continued to get bigger over the 2 years. Maybe as they were settling. At any rate, I finally decided to get them out. I said I did not want new implants, then second guessed my decision. I had them removed a week ago. The first 3 days were devastating. I was furious with myself for even putting them in me in the first place. I was flat and squished. It now has been a week and I have never been happier. I do not have as much fullness as I did 3 years ago following the lift, but it is so much better than the implants. I can actually fit into clothes again. I am now a 34C (some 32D)...which is so funny because I've always hated having big boobs. I was just trying to get them firmer.

Hard lesson--both financially and emotionally. I wish I had taken the action long before now. So, I encourage you to do the explant...give yourself some time following the surgery, and remember they will improve. I didn't need another lift. It seems we are a small minority in the world today, as most like them. What I am finding is maybe those of us who don't like them are more common than we think. Good luck to you guys.
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thank you so much for your comment its so wonderfull god bless you.
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hi have implants since 1999 and went and have them exchange in august of 2010 i was 500cc and now im 600cc but i have CC i want to remove them but i dont want a lift im scare my ps told me that ill look like a 70yr old lady and im 34 i have some pain on my left side im a baker 2 and i think im pregnat can somebody tell me if is dangerous and how long can i be with CC and what would happen if i stay like this untill i have the baby what is the worst thing that could happen please i need answers god bless you.
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I don't usually write here but I thought I should share some of my thoughts.

I had breast implants in for two years at age 37. I nursed three children and wanted a fuller look but not big.

I went from 34b to 36 c/d. Everyone said how good they looked, how natural and one doctor even said it was the best boob job she had ever seen.

Anyway, I hated them. I hated them from the beginning. They were heavy and I was depressed. Everyone thought I was crazy but I had them removed.

The instant I had them removed I felt better. I felt lighter and like myself again.

Sometimes I get depressed and miss the attention. When I had my implants, I received much more attention from guys. I know the implants gave me good shape and I look flat now. I feel better and wish I had never spent that money.
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It was nice to read your post regarding how you felt after you had yours removed. I'm seriously thinking about doing the same. I've had mine in for almost 4 years. I went from a 34C to a 34DD and I'm so tired of feeling heavy. I went back once for a smaller size and my doctor changed the shape from the teardrop to a high profile but I wound up exactly the same size. I'm ready to just have them removed and forget about the $12K that I've spent. I just don't want to look saggy since they've been in so long. I wish I had kept them the way they were! You said yours looked "flat", are you still the size you were before you had the surgery? Thanks again for sharing your story.
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I am 5 days post BA exchange/lift. I told my PS repeatedly that my desire was to be much smaller than the 32DD I was. We didn't look at the records from my first BA but assumed I was 400 cc saline filled.(I had it done by another PS 10 years ago). The current implants are silicone gel 275 cc's. I look and feel exactly the same as before. I am kicking myself for not just having them completely removed instead of exchanged. The $11,000.00 I spent to have this done seems to be money done the drain.
I am 5'5" and weigh 122. I don't want to be a size
DD cup any longer. I go for my first post op visit on Monday and am going to talk to my PS about removal. It's all I'm thinking about right now. UGH!!
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Your story sounds so familiar! I had surgery 3 years ago - wanted more fullness so I went from a C to a DD cup. My doctor didn't listen to me when I said I only wanted a "little" fullness. I went back because I hated the teardrop shape and wanted to go smaller so I spent another $3K and ended up with high profile but still a DD cup. I've now got $12K invested and still hate being so large since I'm also 5'5" and 127 lbs. I think about having them removed daily since they make me feel so heavy looking instead of sexy! I just don't want them to be saggy so I can't make my mind up. Please let me know what your doctor said! Thanks, Debbie
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I got implants 5 years ago now I want them gone. After nursing I went from a small b cup to an empty b cup or more realistically an A cup. All I wanted was the shape back, not size. I am a full c now and look "chubbier" up top than Im used to and they are hard and look way too round and full on the top. Not happy, I dont want empty but do NOT want Hollywood knockers, or empty boobies. OMG please tell me there is a happy ending.
I have my first consult tomorrow to see what the Dr. says. I wear two bras, one too small, to mash them down and hide them, its just not me.
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I know how you feel. I went from an 8AA-small C (against my wishes, wrong size was placed despite my PS apparently being one of the best)...I wore loose clothes that covered my chest up to my neck to try and hide them. I only had them for 2 months before I got them removed and I finally feel like myself again. The 2 months I had them for were the longest, most stressful and traumatizing time of my life. My breasts almost look the same as they did preoperatively - my partner doesn't notice any difference only I do! Make sure you really think it through before you go ahead with the explantation..even see a psychologist to discuss whether you are making the right decision as it is another surgical procedure with it's own risks. Making the decision to get BA was the biggest mistake of my life that I will have to live with but life does go on. Good luck, you are not alone :)
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I have had my implants for 3 years now. I had the hardest time with gossip and hated it! I still do everything I can to hide them and wish I had not ever gotten them. I am more self-conscious now then before. I also hate the way they feel! I just want to say I understand where all of you are coming from. My husband now says we can afford more surgery so I'm stuck with my decision! dont know what to do...
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*cant afford not can. lol
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I just had my implant about 2 months and a lot of discomfort. Was an "A" to a full "B". Love it for a couple of weeks. But the pain of tightness is ruining my daily life. And not to mention psychologically. Thought about removing it so I don't have to deal with it in the next 10 years. It will heal faster since it is new, don't have to deal with the sagging part. I am thinking very hard but at the same time very confusing. After having the implant, I started to worry about my health. And to top it off, friends and family gossiping about me having it done. I need your inputs.
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Hi, if you want to talk email me. Thanks (ps: I feel the same)

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I had my implants taken out today and i can't explain how happy and free i feel!!! And the results are amazing!!! I expected to be left with 2 empty bags (although the surgeon tried to reassure me that i would be pleasantly surprised with the outcome) i was still skeptical, but am amazed at how well my skin has gone back! I had 280/295cc implants in for exactly 5 months and am 31 years old.
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I have had 3 breast augmentations (to change cup sizes and later to replace the old saline implant with silicone which lasts longer), and none of them involved any pain. The worst part for me was the anxiety of going in for the surgery, and the pain from the IV needle going in. After the surgery I did feel a slight "tightness" for the first week only, but never any pain. I also took my pain pills every few hours as directed. If you are having a lot of discomfort maybe you are having a capsullar contracture, or minor infection or some other complication. I am not advocating implants, just saying that I don't think that they are inherently bad, but that from time to time, complications, allergies and reactions can occur in some people. (I happen to be mildly allergic to my silicone implants, but this is irrelevant to your question). Hope this helps.
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HI, congratulations on ur explantation :) I am having my explantation 2 months after surgery too..i was originally a 10AA and had 260cc implants placed in. I a wondering what you were pre surgery? I am 25 years old and I'm hoping they will bounce back!
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I've had my implants for 3 1/2 years. I went conservative and it's not noticable, unless you really know me. I'm in pain most of the time. My shoulder blades ache almost constantly, I have slight capsullar contraction in the left breast with a burning sensation. A pulling sensation. I have been thinking about explantation but am so afraid of the outcome. I'm afraid of looking like deflated socks! LOL I am just tired of being in pain and my eyes and face reflecting the pain. My doctor is discouraging it. I'm getting to the point where I'd rather have "socks" than pain.
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seriously!! oh my goodness. How long since your first surgery? WOuld love to talk. Feel free to email me personally xxx

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me too. same boat. I went from not even an a to a c- so i did get surgery again after only three months and got them much smaller, like a b and i still don't like them. they are weird- so i think the next step is to get them out, but am a little scared- but i think the sooner the better. I too had friends that had them done and loved them and sung the praises of how wonderful they were and then after i got them done and complained, one got real bitchy with me and one confessed that she had to go on medication after getting them done.
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